Category Archives: Matchmaking 101 – Office Hours with Lisa Clampitt

What I learned from Love Fest 2015: The Art & Science of Love

In today's modern day and age, love is still misunderstood. Whether it comes to defining it or figuring out how to find and keep it, there are many people who are confused. As the speakers at The Matchmaking Institute’s International Matchmaker & Date Coach Conference of 2015 recently illustrated, there are many dimensions to love—from intimacy, to attachment, to the cocktail of chemicals that make it all so delicious. Yes, love is a combination of art and science. Read more

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Dating Life

Spring is the perfect time to not only clean up your home, but to also clean up your love life. Looking to find that special someone this season? Here are some tips to get you started! 1. Clean out that closet. Still holding on to old items from a past love? It is time to get rid of them! Return them, donate them, or give them to a friend to do away with. Spring an optimal time to move forward. If you continue to hold the past close it will be nearly impossible to move on to bigger and better things, and most importantly, new love. Read more

36 questions to find love: Experiment RESULTS

Having been a matchmaker for close to 20 years, I was fascinated by the New York Times article about the 36 questions survey to fall in love, and knew I had to put my curiosity into action! Last month I banded together with 6 of my fellow matchmakers and we planned an event where 24 individuals were set up at a bar and asked to go through the 36 questions as a couple. Read more

Matchmakers Take Over NYC In April!

It’s almost that time a year again! In just a few weeks love professionals from around the world will descend on New York City for the 2015 Matchmakers and Date Coaches Conference! Read more

A Key Tool For First Date Success

A hugely important aspect of my job as matchmaker is to coach my clients on their dating techniques so that they are set up for ultimate dating success! I have a whole arsenal of tips that I give to clients, but lately I have been insisting that all of the singles that I match do something a little out of the box. Read more

The Clampitt Theory of Life, Love, and Happiness

In times of struggle, everyone looks for methods of coping and strategies for survival. Over time I have paid close attention to the tools that aided me in reaching a place of contentment, love, and happiness. Below are the five that I find to be crucial factors in attaining serenity and peace from within. I strongly believe that they will help you just as much as they have helped me. Here we go! Read more